Imagine exploring a country where you can find a huge diversity of landscapes and environments in a small area: sandy beaches as far as the eye can see, golden plains and mountains, vibrant and cosmopolitan cities and millennial heritage.
In terms of climate, the winters are mild and summers hot and dry.
Did you know that the number of hours of sunshine per year reaches values as high as 3300 hours in the south of the country and 1600 in the north, some of the highest in Europe?
Portugal has an excellent geographical location. At the meeting point between three continents – Europe, Africa and America -, it has always been central to the most important international routes. Here you can find international airports all over the country – Lisbon, Faro and Porto have regular connections to major cities in the world.
Tourism is growing every year in Portugal, its landscapes, culture and prices makes it an affordable vacation for millions of tourists all year round.
The most distinctive feature of Portuguese cuisine comes from the sea. Enjoy a simple grilled fish, always fresh like the seafood that abounds from end to end along the coast.
Music, sun and sea, partying every night and 850km of beaches: this is the best combination, at summer festivals in Portugal.
You have great concerts, excellent beaches, nice people and nights that last until daybreak. From shows with major international talents to intimitate events in secluded beaches, Portugal loves its festivals.
Portugal is an all-year round surf destination thanks to the miles of coastline which picks up all the Atlantic swells. The biggest of these occur from October to April. Every type of break is represented – beach breaks, reefs, river mouths and points.